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Lafayette, Indiana Drag Racer Brian Browell and Browell Racing

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Brian Browell started drag racing in Canada helping on the crew of a couple different people with econo dragsters when he was 16. Fast forward to 1981, when he bought his first racecar. It was a straight Chevy six-cylinder dragster from Rich Koerner in Southern California. Through that car, Brian was able to meet Russ Flagle of Indy Cylinder head. Brian learned a lot from Russ including that he needed to surround himself with good people. Russ was also able to provide Brian with a lead to a meeting of Jim Headrick from Race Engine Design in Rossville Georgia.
Drag Racer Brian Browell of Lafayette, Indiana
Drag Racer Brian Browell of Lafayette, Indiana


Winthin the next year Brian turned the driving reigns over and put Cotton Perry in the car. With Cotton behind the wheel they won the POP HOT ROD meet in Martin, Michigan. The next year, 1985, They won the Springnationals in Columbus, Ohio, then two weeks later The Molson Grandnational in Montreal and finished 9th in the final points standings. At the end of 1986 Cotton and Brian parted ways and Brian moved to Lafayette, Indiana, and started driving again on a limited basis. He switched to the chevy V6 and won some points meets along the way. In 1999 Brian won the Southern Nationals in Atlanta, which was the first of three wins in a row. After having finished in top 10 six times in the past eleven years, 2010 brought Browell Racing their first divisional season points championship.

His good friend Larry Winter first introduced Brian to K&N Performance Filters. Browell says "K&N products are American made so quality isn't an issue. I only use products I can trust in my racecars" Brian also gets help from Family & Friends "My wife Debbie is my only help at the track and she is the one who maintains clutch resurfacing between runs also we get a lot of help from the guys at Bill " Grumpy " Jenkins shop they make sure we have the best motors possible."

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